Alexander James

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MBACP, Dip Counselling
Available for new clients
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Chelmsford, Essex, CM3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and work with clients using Person-Centred, CBT, Psychodynamic and Transactional Analysis approaches which allows me to provide a range of therapeutic interventions. These can be flexible and dependant on clients needs.

I have a Higher Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Counselling Skills, I also have a Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care. I am continually training and developing my knowledge and skills with the aim of always providing an up to date service for my clients. I have monthly supervision in line with the BACP ethical framework.

I specialise in Addiction and have worked for substance misuse charities in London, I now work for the NHS supporting people in substance misuse.

I provide a safe, comfortable, non-judgmental and confidential space for clients to explore their emotional well-being. I ensure each client is at the centre of their care at all times and work collaboratively with them on their journey to achieving their goals.

I am passionate about emotional health and well- being and feel that it is important that we are heard as individuals. I believe that we all have the power to initiate change within ourselves, for ourselves.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Higher Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - VCTC
  • ABC Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills
  • NCFE CACHE level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) For England
  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in preparing to work in Adult Social Care
  • NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young Peoples settings
  • Substance Misuse Practitioner - NHS (Current)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session

Additional information

Adults / Young People
Per therapeutic hour (50 minutes)

When I work

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Further information

I am currently offering online or telephone sessions only.

This is not a permanent and i will return to face to face appointments in the near future.

Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Alexander James
Alexander James